Cyperus polystachyos   ((Rottb.) P. Beauv.)


 
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syn. Chlorocyperus polystachyus ((Rottb.) Rikli), Cyperus polystachyos (Rottb.), Pycreus polystachyos var. brevispiculatus (F. C. How ex Y. F. Deng)

 
distribution: (within Polynesia)

Hawai'i Islands: Hawai'i, Kaua'i, Lana'i, Lehua, Maui, Midway, Moloka'i, Ni'ihau, O'ahu
Kiribati: Palmyra Atoll, Teraina
Rapa Nui: Motu Iti, Rapa Nui

 
native name:

hiku kio'e - Rapa Nui
te titania - Kiribati

 
left:

Pycreus polystachyos


Photo: by courtesy of Forest & Kim Starr (USGS)

 
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